Education Programme

Leuphana Promotes Sustainability in the German Football League

Lüneburg (GER), October 2022 - Representatives of clubs in the first and second Bundesliga will receive further education at the Professional School of Leuphana University Lüneburg from October this year in order to promote the topic of sustainability in German professional football. An agreement to this effect has now been signed. Together, SPONSORs, a leading B2B service provider in the sports business, and Leuphana are launching the new continuing education programme "Sustainability in Sports Organisations". The DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) is on board as a co-initiator and first partner and supports the project both ideologically and financially.

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Informational Resilience

New Learning Tool Available in the Baltics

Riga (LVA), September 2022 - IREX recently launched a new, open access education platform in five languages: English, Russian, Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian, to help people overcome challenges created by the complicated current-day media landscape with more insight and confidence. It is supplemented with a special feature: blended learning plans for nine lessons that can be freely used by teachers and media literacy trainers. The course is available online at VeryVerified.eu.

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Hybrid Mode vs. Fully Online

How Different Teaching Models Impact Satisfaction and Loyalty

Laurent ScaringellaRennes (F), September 2022 - Laurent Scaringella, professor at Rennes School of Business, investigated both hybrid and fully online teaching models to find out which one generates the highest levels of faculty satisfaction, MBA word-of-mouth reputation, MBA value, student satisfaction, and loyalty to a school.

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Ispring

Three eLearning Use Cases in the Academic Sector

Alexandria, VA (USA), August 2022 - More and more schools, colleges, and universities are adopting eLearning practices and including them in their curriculum and staff training programs. This article explains how online learning can be leveraged in education and covers actual stories of educational institutions that use eLearning technologies. Continue reading to see the results they achieved.

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BIPS

Millions in Funding for New AI Research Group

Bremen (GER), July 2022 - As part of a strategic funding initiative on artificial intelligence (AI), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft [German Research Foundation - DFG] is establishing eight new research groups. One of them is coming to Bremen: the research group "Lifespan AI: From Longitudinal Data to Lifespan Inference in Health", headed by Professor Tanja Schultz from the University of Bremen and Professor Marvin N. Wright from the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS.

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Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

MBA programme - Managing the Digital Transformation

Lueneburg (GER), June 2022 - This October, the three-semester part-time Master's programme Digital Transformation Management at the Professional School of Leuphana University Lüneburg will start its second year.

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Leuphana Universität

Unique Human Rights Study Programme at Leuphana Starts Again

Lüneburg (GER), May 2022 - The safeguarding and protection of human rights is the focus of the internationally sought-after part-time Master's programme "Governance and Human Rights" at the Professional School of Leuphana University Lüneburg. With their degree, students can qualify for jobs in international organisations, development cooperation, or non-governmental organisations. This September, the English-language study programme will be offered for the seventh time. Applications can be submitted online until 31 May.

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Moodle

Quality Online Learning versus Remote Emergency Instruction

Perth (AU), April 2022 - During the COVID-19 pandemic, institutions worldwide were tasked with urgently transferring face-to-face learning delivery to emergency remote instruction. This required a herculean effort from many teachers, trainers, administrators, faculty, and managers, and it is important that this achievement is acknowledged and celebrated. 

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Learner Lifecycle

Anthology Analyzes 2021 Higher Education Online Giving Trends

Boca Raton, FL (USA), March 2022 - Following another unprecedented year in the higher education ecosystem, Anthology, a leading provider of education solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, has announced the results of its annual online giving analysis and strategic considerations report. 

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Social Learning

Patients Share Their Experiences

Nikola Biller-Andorno, professor at the UZH Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of MedicineZurich (CH), February 2022 - What do people with multiple sclerosis, dementia, or chronic pain go through? What are their experiences of medical practices or hospitals like? What kind of support do they find helpful? The new dipex.ch platform launched by Zurich researchers makes patient experience reports publicly available so that they can be used for research and teaching, in order to improve healthcare provision or for self-help.

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COVID-19 Challenge

Hands-On Robotics Teaching also Works Online

Bremen (GER), December 2021 - COVID-19 has helped online teaching make a breakthrough at many universities. But how do teachers cope with the pandemic in practice-oriented courses such as robotics, where working in the lab has been considered essential and indispensable until now? This is what two scientists at Jacobs University Bremen have been investigating. The work of Andreas Birk, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and psychologist Dora Simunovic was recently published in the "IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine".

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Equality Training

Irish Universities Come Together to Talk about Racism

London (UK), November 2021 - A network of Irish universities has come together and signed on for a national version of Marshall E-Learning Consultancy’s course entitled "Lets Talk about Race" that has been tailored to the country’s cultural context.

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Learning Disruptions

One in Three Students Undertaking Additional Training

Berkshire (UK), August 2021 - New research from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) reveals one in seven (71%) Gen Zers (aged 16-24 year olds) believe they have missed out on development opportunities due to learning disruptions caused by the pandemic. Furthermore, over a third (36%) say they feel less confident in their ability since the pandemic, and 35% have undertaken additional training amid post pandemic job market concerns.

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IMS Global

100 EdTech Institutions Have Signed the Standards-First Pledge

Lake Mary, FL (USA), July 2021 - IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), a world-leading non-profit collaborative advancing edtech and learning impact, has announced over 100 signatories of the recently published Standards First pledge to support collaboration and transparency that ensures standards-based interoperability is the first choice in edtech. Standards First ensures all stakeholders are investing together for better user experiences at lower integration costs.

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D2L Study

Students Prefer Hybrid Learning

Kitchener (CA), July 2021 - D2L, the developer of the cloud-based learning platform Brightspace, has released a report on the perspectives of students on remote learning amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The study provides insights on the challenges students face with remote learning, scope for improvement, and recommendations for blended learning in the future.

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